This past Saturday night, Invicta Fighting Championships showcased its third and most successful event to date at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan.
In the Invicta FC 3 headliner, Jessica Penne became the promotion's first atomweight champion by submitting previously unbeaten Jewels titleholder Naho "Sugi Rock" Sugiyama.
In the latest installment of the Women's MMA Report, MMAjunkie.com's Robert Sargent breaks down the event and also recaps some recent Bellator and XFC results.
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Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson previews her Sept. 6 title defense against Yasuko Tamada. read news >>
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Go inside the latest women’s MMA news, including Invicta’s deal with UFC Fight Pass, strawweights debuting in the UFC and much more. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Cage Warriors, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
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This past Saturday night, Jessica Andrade picked up her second cctagon victory at UFC 171. The 22-year-old posted a split decision win over “TUF 18” semifinalist Raquel Pennington in a featured bantamweight bout on the preliminary card.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, Only on (...) read news >>
Invicta Fighting Championships is set to crown its second champion on Jan. 5 with 115-pounders Claudia "Claudinha" Gadelha vs. Carla "Cookie Monster" Esparza.
Additionally, Japan's Jewels promotion will feature a title fight three weeks prior with strawweight champion Ayaka Hamasaki vs. Emi "Kamikaze Angel" Fujino.
In our latest Women's MMA Report, MMAjunkie.com's Robert Sargent looks at both cards and discusses other news and notes from the world's top female fighters.
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In 12 days, Invicta Fighting Championships will crown its first champion
when Jessica Penne faces off against Naho "Sugi Rock" Sugiyama.
The women's bantamweight division has received a considerable amount of attention due to "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey, but Invicta FC has opted to put the spotlight on the lighter weight classes.
In the latest installment of "Women's MMA Report," MMAjunkie.com's Robert Sargent discusses the company's efforts at showcasing the depth of talent in the women's game read news >>
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Former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman is wasting no time in returning to the cage.
The British Columbia native is set to face fellow striker Kaitlin Young in a featured matchup at Invicta Fighting Championships 3 on Oct. 6 in Kansas City, Kan.
In the latest installment of "Women's MMA Report," MMAjunkie.com's Robert Sargent discusses the all-female card, a new Cat Zingano vs. Amanda Nunes Strikeforce fight, the pro MMA debut of muay Thai fighter Miriam Nakamoto read news >>
Michelle Waterson cemented her position as the atomweight champion, while Katja Kankaanpaa won the vacant strawweight belt at Invicta FC 8 on Saturday night. read news >>
Former Invicta FC atomweight champion Jessica Penne moved up a weight class for The Ultimate Fighter 20 and believes she has an advantage heading into the reality show. read news >>
Former Invicta FC atomweight champion Jessica Penne couldn’t pass up the chance to compete on The Ultimate Fighter 20, even if it meant going up a weight class. read news >>